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Barge Canal Bridge

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Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

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BH Photo #347535

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Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Barge Canal on FL 3 in Merritt Island
Location
Brevard County, Florida
Status
Superstructure replaced
History
Built 1961; rehabilitated 1998
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 297.9 ft.
Deck width: 28.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.40833, -80.65833   (decimal degrees)
28°24'30" N, 80°39'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/533466/3142484 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Courtenay
Inventory numbers
FDOT 700072 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12321 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 63.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
13,750

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler